Presentation on theme: "What is culture? Standard 10.1"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is culture? Standard 10.1 The word culture, from the Latin colo, -ere, with its root meaning "to cultivate“.Culture refers to the universal human capacity to classify, and communicate their experiences symbolically.
2 What is culture? Standard 10.1 Culture - has been called "the way of life for an entire society." As such, it includes codes of manners, dress, language, religion, rituals, norms of behaviors and systems of belief.
3 What is culture? Standard 10.1 A common way of understanding culture is to see it as consisting of four elements that are "passed on from generation to generation by learning alone":valuesnormsinstitutionsArtifacts.
4 What is culture? Standard 10.1 Values comprise ideas about what in life seems important.(Fast write) What are the Values in the United States and why?
5 What is culture? Standard 10.1 Norms consist of expectations of how people will behave in various situations.(Fast write) What are the norms in the United states?
6 What is culture? Standard 10.1 Institutions are the structures of a society within which values and norms are transmitted.Fast write) What institution do you go to daily and show values and social norms?
7 What is culture? Standard 10.1 Artifacts—things, or aspects of material culture derive from a culture's values and norms.Fast write) What artifact in your life describes you?
8 What is culture? Standard 10.1 Subcultures,Melting Pot:Multiculturalism:
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